Free, Immediate, Confidential
Behind The Barriers Ltd is a Mental Health and Wellbeing Foundation providing FREE, IMMEDIATE and CONFIDENTIAL support to Racing industry Participants and immediate family members suffering Mental Health Issues due to the demands of the Industry.
It offers a 24/7 telephone support service directly to a senior psychologist with immediate referral to a clinical psychologist where required. This service is entirely FREE and includes your first 3 sessions with a clinical psychologist.
Stop hating yourself for everything you arent and start loving yourself for everything you already are!!!Jason Petch (Founder)
It is a known fact that mental illness affects 1 in 5 Australians. Sadly, racing and breeding industry statistics amongst it’s participants show an alarming 1 in 3. Strapppers, trainers, jockeys and many more participants are susceptible to this illness due to the demands of the industry.
Click below to check your Depression/Anxiety level:
As a special fundraiser for Behind The Barriers on Friday night at Moonee Valley, Sun Stud will donate the proceeds from the online auction of a 2018 nomination to Champion Australian Sire, Bel Esprit.
Call 1300 GET HELP 24/7 everyday of the year and speak to a senior psychologist.
Rest assured your personal information and reason for calling will not be disclosed with anyone except your psychologist.
We offer financial coaching for those who are facing financial difficulties due to the nature of the business.
If the senior psychologist and you determine that you need to visit a clinical psychologist,Behind The Barriers will fund your first 3 sessions.
The psychologist you speak to on our 24/7 hotline will immediately triage you to a clinical psychologist within 2 days. No mental Health Care Plan required.
This offer is exclusively for racing industry personnel who essentially put the show on. So if you work with racehorses you are privy to this service.